running


Buck Up and Do It

Three weeks until the end of the school year, and since we live on a campus, we can see the signs of exhaustion everywhere. The students fluctuate between half a care and exactly zero cares. They can barely drag themselves to sport practice after school. When they’re not busy avoiding […]

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Theory and Practice and Running

Alfred North Whitehead was a metaphysician (whatever that is) who taught mathematics at Cambridge in the late 1800s. He contributed¬†a theory of social and educational philosophy about which I recently learned. Theories are cool for theorists and academics, but most of us don’t bump up against them in our daily […]


Jen in Rome: A Month-Long Tour 1

My friend Diana’s post flickered past my awareness. I’ve been “too busy” to read blogs from my talented friends lately. But something about the photo, or the phrasing, something tickled the periphery and I stopped, for once, the incessant scrolling. She’s challenging herself to 31 days of posts this month. […]